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sandy. in addition to demolishing some homes, why gas lines may continue for many in new york city. >>> also, hundreds attend a vigil for four veterans killed in a tragic train accident in texas. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> hundreds of homes in the new york city area damaged by hurricane sandy will be demolished soon, and debris from hundreds more already destroyed by the storm will be cleared away. mayor michael bloomberg announced today that gas rationing will continue through thanksgiving until this friday. meanwhile, medical teams are going door to door to make sure people get the care they need. >>> hundreds gather in midland, tex
from hurricane sandy. there are shelters open in new york city and the suburbs. the city is also handing out thousands of blankets to people who refuse to leave their homes, but mayor michael bloomberg says they could need up to 40,000 shelter spots for people. the gas shortage could continue for days. northern new jersey is on day two of a rationing program. only drivers with license plates ending in even numbers could fill up today. >> probably keep people sitting out there for three hours at a time. i don't think it's going to hurt anything too bad. >> and, of course, today was going to be the day of the new york city marathon before city leaders called off the race on friday. thousands of runners ran anyway inside central park. others went to staten island handing out supplies. many were still wearing race numbers. >>> word tonight from amtrak that service will be limited tomorrow between washington, new york, and boston. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by telephone or online to avoid sold-out trains and long lines at ticket counters. crews are still repairi
is that a big event scheduled for this weekend, the new york city marathon, has been canceled. nbc's jay gray is in atlantic city now with more on that breaking news and recovery from the storm efforts. jim? >> reporter: hey there, jim. yeah, after a couple of days of controversy mayor bloomberg reversing his decision and canceling the marathon late today, making sure all the resources are focused on the recovery. you can see what's left of the boardwalk behind me in atlantic city. this is not the world famous boardwalk but another around this city. it's gone now. it's been wiped away. and others still trying to recover up and down the coast. heavy equipment helps to steer the difficult recovery. power lines are going back up. but many places are still overmatched by the devastation sandy left behind. >> this is well beyond what any of us ever imagined. >> reporter: the long road to recovery now literally lined with hundreds of thousands struggling to survive. the line stretched for blocks if you're lucky but more often for miles. people waiting in traffic or for a ride on the limited public
of people waiting tonight for power, for trains, planes, and now for gas. and just outside new york city, in moonachi, new jersey, homeowners are taking a hit in the aftermath. people are trying to fuel up. jim? >> reporter: doreen, food, water, shelter, and gas, as you mentioned. basic necessities. now so hard to come for by so many. this station is still boarded up because it has no power. suddenly people are having to devote hours in pursuit of a fillup. it's a lonely job these days for manager muhammad edris. in his darkened fort lee luck oil station. >> no, we don't have gas. >> reporter: open for business, but with no juice, it's no go at the pumps. >> we have no gas, nothing. nothing inside the store business. so completely shut down since monday at 6:00 p.m. >> reporter: just down the road on route 46 -- >> this is for my generator. just enough to keep my refrigerator going, and a couple of appliances here and there that i might need. >> reporter: plenty of company at this hess station. here in fort lee, this line, about 45-minute wait. and that's not bad. if you look around else
. >>> new york city paid tribute to the nation's veterans today as well. a wreath laying ceremony was held at the eternal life monument this morning. afterwards thousands of people lined fifth avenue for the annual veterans day parade. parade organizers used the event as an opportunity to support the victims of sandy. the united war veterans council collected winter coats for people affected by the storm. >>> we're learning more about the events that led to the resignation of cia director general david petraeus. it began with an fbi investigation of harassing e-mails from petraeus' biographer paula broadwell. those e-mails were sent to 37-year-old joe kelly, a state department liaison and friend of general petraeus. sources say the fbi stumbled onto the affair between petraeus and broadwell during that investigation and according to a former petraeus staffer who spoke to the general today, the affair began after he became cia director and ended about four months ago. brian moore is covering this developing story tonight from capitol hill. >> reporter: as president obama saluted vets transi
tomorrow. no word on what will happen to a similar gas rationing plan in new york city and on long island. that started last friday and remains in place toght. >>> three navy ships are back in virginia tonight after helping the northeast part of the country recover from that storm. two ships are based in norfolk, one in virginia beach. the ships were used as a landing platform during search and recovery missions. the servicemen and women worked on restoration efforts in staten island, new york city and on new jersey's barrier islands. the crew also repaired the hoboken ferry terminal. >>> america spent the day honoring the nation's veterans one day after the official veterans day holiday. in dallas, hundreds lined the street for the annual veterans day parade. a similar scene played out this morning in the military town of virginia beach. that city hosted its 42nd annual veterans day parade. one of the biggest veterans day parades in the country. >>> the federal government is giving up on a move to take over the local world war i memorial op the national mall and turn it into a national m
is philadelphia, new york city, towards long island, staten island, places like that are getting hammered once again, just after they got hammered by sandy last week. i want to take you to point pleasant beach. mike, are you there, buddy? >> reporter: i'm right out here, doug. i have never done this before. the blizzard in washington a few years ago, but to do this on a sand dune, a dune that was just built yesterday and today, they took all the sand that went inland with the surge from sandy nine days ago, they brought it back out here and built the dune yesterday. what you're seeing is yours truly climbing up sand with two to three inches of snow on top of the sand. and behind me you can see the atlantic. we didn't get the wind gusts we thought we would get today. they've been up in massachusetts, we've had gusts 30 to 35. the coastal issues have been minimal. the power is still out east of the railroad tracks in point pleasant beach. they don't know when that will come on. they're concerned about fire starting because water got into the boxes. but this entire dune system was wiped out from
numbered plates do the same the next day. only quarter of new york city gas stags are open as that city still recovers from superstorm sandy. wi widespread destruction from that storm will make it the largest relief effort from the red cross since hurricane katrina. >> a long time before things get back to normal. >>> for us, the prospect of a glitch this weekend ahead, huh? >> delicious, yes. i seldom use that term in weather, but, yes, quite that. delicious. very nice weather with plenty of sunshine over the next couple of days. i do think we'll see some clouds from time to time, but i also think sunday is going to be one delicious day. let's take a look and show you how it was earlier today. this is out towards frying pan park and the horses enjoying a little bit of sunshine, although temperatures still a little below average today. the wind blowing, too, and the pigs, the pigs always enjoying it as you make your way out and about today. take a look at the temperatures out there. of course, one of the bad things about frying pan park, always good to get out there and go to the pettin
will be moved in where it's needed, but in some areas that just won't be enough. in new york city alone, more than 60 polling places have been moved or closed because of the storm. officials are scrambling now for other options. while cleanup crews continue to scramble to get as much done as possible before the next storm, a harsh nor'easter moves in. >> the forecast is for continued cold weather for much of the week and potentially a serious storm with wind gusts of 40 to 50 miles an hour beginning wednesday afternoon and into thursday. >> reporter: way too soon for millions still reeling from sandy. jay gray, nbc news. >>> coming up on news4 at 6:00, a teenager is accused in a rape at a howard dorm. and that wasn't the only crime. we'll tell you what he confessed to police. >>> a mother just wanted to give her son a better view at the zoo, but things quickly turned into a horrifying scene, as visitors and family looked on. >>> and our decision 2012 coverage continues with specific tips on how to beat those election day crowds. >>> are you scared to turn on your tv? are you frightened you mi
out this military operation. nbc news, gaza city, gaza. >>> there is new video from new york's port authority which shows the moments when storm water surged into the subway system there at the height of that superstorm sandy. the scope of the storm was unprecedented for some parts of the city, including its 108-year-old subway system. today president obama got his first up-close look at the damage in new york. he pledged to help. the game plan for recovery and promised to keep visiting until the damage is fixed. >>> we're learning more about the fbi raid that landed a teenager in the hospital with shrapnel wounds. the fbi s.w.a.t. team searched several locations, including this home in district heights, maryland, today. the homeowner tells news4 his family was asleep when a full fbi s.w.a.t. team burst into the home. he says agents opened fire after yelling that his 18-year-old daughter had a gun. she's been released from the hospital after being hit by shrapnel. an fbi spokesperson said the s.w.a.t. officer felt threatened by the teen's gestures. the homeowner said she was unarmed
committee, welcomed the new year's long study but with caution. >> what i want to avoid is a crystal city, where you have the monolithic buildings. >> reporter: he suggested new york avenue could be away from neighborhoods. some citizens in the district worry the iconic skyline would be changed by the higher builds. they stress that residential neighborhoods and the city's extensive monumental core would be protected from larger buildings that could change the character of the city. >> if you built a 20-story building, which is going to impact the air, light, things of that nature, would that have a detrimental effect on your quality of life and hence you wouldn't build it. st. elizabeth's, people talk about it all the time. if people do not support the idea, i wouldn't support it either. >> reporter: the study is expected to take about a year. in the district, tom sherwood, news4. >>> coming up on news4 at 6:00, police are asking you to listen up. ♪ crooks left behind a big clue after a robbery in maryland. a teenager crashed in a ravine and was stranded for days. >> i was praying to g
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